davidl on May 5th, 2011

POTUS owes CIA an apology, from Marc A. Thiessen, Washington Post: Now, it turns out that the very CIA interrogators whose lives Obama turned upside down played a critical role in what the president rightly calls “the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat al Qaeda.” It is time for a […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2011

‘Pubs to Holder: It is the jobs stupid, from Byron York, Washington Examiner: There are many areas in which Republicans and [Attorney General Eric] Holder are likely to disagree, but the most contentious could be immigration, starting with the enforcement of federal laws to prevent the employment of illegal immigrants. Ask Smith what he’ll be […]

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davidl on May 24th, 2010

“Right now, the Obama administration’s national security apparatus is broken, dysfunctional and in disarray,” Hoekstra said.  “Dennis Blair was the one person you could count on for rationality among Holder, Napolitano and Brennan—and he’s the one the president let go.” Pete Hoekstra, via A.J. Strata, Strata-Sphere.

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davidl on March 29th, 2010

Obama Care is a polling disaster, from the Washington Post: Overall, 46 percent of those polled said they support the changes in the new law; 50 percent oppose them. That is virtually identical to the pre-vote split on the proposals and similar to the divide that has existed since last summer, when the country became […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2009

Welcome, everybody, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble OBAMA’S POLITICAL IDEALISM OVER REALITY: WASHINGTON -AP- President Barack Obama does not plan to accept any of the Afghanistan war options presented by his national security team, pushing instead for revisions to clarify how and when U.S. troops would […]

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Eric Florack on November 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble We’re in November already. The kids around here spent evening before last one drink from door to door demanding candy or what have you.  After spending piles of their parents  cash on a costume to wear for the […]

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Eric Florack on August 24th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the BitsBlog Burger Joint Edition THE IMPLOSION CONTINUES: From ABC NEWS, we learn that: A “profanity-laced screaming match” at the White House involving CIA Director Leon Panetta, and the expected release today of another damning internal investigation, has […]

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Eric Florack on May 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “smart Guy” Edition Burris and Blago: Apparently, we have Burris on tape offering Blago money.  Bruce at Q&O has some comments you’ll want to see. The Senate should be rejecting his credentials, since it’s […]

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davidl on May 24th, 2009

I am starting at the end, but you should read this piece from the very beginning, from Lords86, Red State: Unless and until President Obama quits playing games with national security, he will give Dick Cheney ample reason to keep calling his bluff. Cheney knows that Obama’s charm won’t protect our shores from the scourge […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2009

I consider this to be nothing short of a “See I Told You So” moment. Glenn Reynolds, last night: OBAMA IS LIKE BUSH: “I’m laughing at Obama, but I’m also thanking him for doing the right thing and reasonably tolerant of the way he’s tried to save face by pretending he’s not doing exactly the […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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Eric Florack on April 24th, 2009

Clarice Feldman at Pajamas Media nails it cleanly: As the president released the memos, C.I.A. Director Leon Panetta sent a letter to his agents: In releasing these memos, the men and women of the CIA have assurances from both myself, and from Attorney General Holder, that we will protect all who acted reasonably [emphasis supplied] […]

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Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intnse nightly read on the sphere: This is Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble.  This is the firehouse edition, for no reason other than I can. Destroying the mobile middle class: I’ve said it before; Our ability to be mobile is part of the foundation of our empowerment. Meanwhile the government […]

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Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

As I said earlier this morning:  I can’t help but wonder if we aren’t at or beyond a tipping point  against Obama and the Democrats… even from people who supported their election. The amazing part is,  whereas it took Bill Clinton quite literally years to get to this point,   we’re only 30 days into […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2009

As a candidate Barack Obama created a terrible box for himseslf.  He could placate his leftard base and abandon an effective war on terror, or he could placate his base, and thus imperil both the nation’s safety and his own re-elections prospects.    At least this once, Obama has opted for national security, and Glenn Greenwald, […]

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